This is an enabling unit, only available to students enrolled in the Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP2 - Preparation for Tertiary Study).
The aim of this unit is to develop students' confidence and ability in academic reading and writing and to provide them with the skills they will need to be successful in their studies. The course covers academic essay writing as well as skills to write in a range of ways in a range of disciplines. It also provides them with the opportunity to learn and practice critical reading skills, and through the language focus, the chance to refine their writing style.
The study skills component is designed so that the students can learn and apply the study skills of reading, researching, note taking, using the library and presenting information. These skills are important in the completion of this unit and in the completion of a higher education degree.
Prescribed Text - COMMUNICATING AT UNIVERSITY 2015 EDITION
NON-COMPULSORY - THE STUDY SKILLS HANDBOOK 5TH EDITION
NON-COMPULSORY - CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS 3rd edition